Evidence-based Physical Therapy – What You Need to Know

In physical therapy, accuracy and consistency are of the utmost importance. To be effective, therapists tailor each PT program to the needs of a given patient. Those needs, of course, vary widely. Still, most situations that require PT can be grouped into existing categories with corresponding PT programs. And one of the key ways that many of today’s practices are ensuring consistency and efficacy is by basing therapy on authoritative information. Read More »

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Beginner’s Guide to National Safety Month 2018

Safety First Month

June- one of our favorite months of the year. It’s the perfect time to enjoy the good weather, plan a vacation, or get out into the sunshine for some exercise. This month is also National Safety Month, a good reminder that, no matter how you choose to spend your summer months, it’s important to do so safely. Read More »

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National Running Day 2018 – All You Need To Know

Success winner woman

One of our favorite things about running is that anyone can do it. All you need is a little motivation, a pair of shoes (optional!), and some earth beneath your feet. This kind of simplicity is what gives running its global appeal. Moreover, affirming this passion for running is the idea behind National Running Day 2018. Read More »

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Better Stroke Rehabilitation with AlterG®

Treating Your Stroke Patients

As May comes to a close, so too does our blog series dedicated to American Stroke Awareness Month. Earlier in this series, we took a closer look at stroke awareness, how to prevent a stroke and paths for stroke rehabilitation. This week, we’ll examine some of the successful clinical applications of various AlterG® products, as well as some resources that can help inform stroke treatment and rehabilitation. Read More »

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An Introduction to Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke Rehabilitation

On average, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds in the United States. It’s the third leading cause of long-term disability, and the path to rehabilitation can be an arduous one. Question is, when a stroke hits home, what happens next? Read More »

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What You Can Do Now to Prevent Stroke

As part of our ongoing blog series in honor of American Stroke Awareness Month, this week’s post is all about stroke prevention. Although there is no way to completely protect ourselves against stroke, there are many choices we can make on a day to day basis that significantly reduce our risk.

Here are a few areas to focus on.

What is a Stroke? Read the first post in this series. Read More »

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What is a Stroke? Symptoms, Causes, and Response

In honor of American Stroke Awareness Month, welcome to our four-part series on stroke. Each blog we publish the month of May will be dedicated to educating people about stroke, building awareness, and introducing treatment, rehab, and recovery options. Read More »

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3 Ways to Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Runner Stretching

According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, “less than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day, and only one in three adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week.” Why are these numbers so low, when there is ample evidence that regular exercise can be of immense benefit? Read More »

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Did You Miss Our Last Webinar? How Anti-Gravity Technology Can Help Anyone

AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill

If there is one belief that we are deeply committed to, it is the ability of anti-gravity technology to change lives. We’ve seen the impact it can make on people young and old, physically fit or suffering from a debilitating injury. Professional athletes. Stroke survivors. People approaching middle age. Read More »

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March Madness is Over – Here’s 3 Common Basketball Injuries (and How to Avoid Them)

Basketball Player at the Doctors

This year’s NCAA Basketball Championships are over, and what a tournament it was. At the end of all the March Madness, it was the Villanova Wildcats that prevailed for men’s basketball and Notre Dame for women’s basketball—each team winning their second title. Read More »

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